Tweedale flats for council rent nearing completion
A £2.9M housing development on Fort William High Street is due to be completed next week.
The development of one and two-bedroom homes in the Tweeddale building, which started last February, is due to be finished on Thursday April 27.
A spokesperson for Highland Council said: ‘ Work on the town centre site, which had lain empty for a long period and is providing 22 flats for council rent, is nearly complete.’
All 22 flats have been allocated and the tenants will be moved in as soon as possible.
This latest project takes the total spend on housing to £40 million in Fort William over the past five years.
In addition to the Tweeddale investment, the council is working with partners to provide other affordable homes in Fort William. Lochaber Housing Association, along with the council, is working to bring 13 new houses to the site of the former Belhaven Ward, across from Lochaber Leisure Centre.
The £1.8 million redevelopment will see five of the 13 homes as wheelchair accessible bungalows for council rent and eight, one and two bed flats for rent by Lochaber Housing Association.